“Although we are in different boats you in your boat and we in our canoe we share the same river of life” – Chief Oren Lyons, Onandaga Nation

There is always one place in nature that brings out your true self, where you feel 100% aligned. For some of us it’s forests, to some its beaches/sea-side, some love heading to the mountains or to the hills, so on and so forth. It’s where your energies tune in completely, and the minute you step […]

The Lesser Known of Leakey’s Angels: Birute Galdikas

The entire year of 2009, I took a deep interest in learning about `primates’. The curiosity started with Ya Kwanza, the gorilla I had adopted at the Durrell Zoo. As I discovered how close the human DNA is to our large primates – gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans (between 95%-98%), I saw `hope’ in us human […]

“In conservation, the motto should always be ‘never say die’.” -Gerald Durrell

As a `fan’ of Gerald Durrell: Since I was 14 years old, I have been reading Gerald Durrell’s books, dreaming his life, carrying fancy imaginations of Corfu, and then Channel Islands (where his home, wildlife park and the institute is located). I think the first book I read was `A zoo in my luggage’. His […]

I am nature.

I am nature. And as nature, I feel beautiful, positive and abundant. When I am in that natural state (which I manage to be in, more and more), I hear the birds, the waves, the wind with a certain crispness and clarity, feel the sunshine on my skin and the warmth it brings, and when […]